Broke Stuck & Miserable

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Sermon Summary 🎬

Summary: Pastor Casey's sermon highlights God's plan to move people from brokenness to healing and wholeness. By referencing Isaiah 43:18-19, he stresses the importance of forgetting the past and focusing on God's transformative work. The story of Jesus healing a paralyzed man at the pool of Bethesda exemplifies God's compassion and power to restore. Lastly, the sermon concludes with a call to respond to Jesus' invitation to be made whole and the significance of seeking support in one's spiritual journey.

Discussion Questions 💬
  1. How can we apply the message of Isaiah 43:18-19 in our own lives by embracing new beginnings?
    Context: Pastor Casey referenced Isaiah 43:18-19, which encourages us to forget the past and focus on the new things God is doing.
    Application Question: What personal past struggles do you need to let go of in order to experience God's newness in your life?
  2. In what ways may we become complacent in our brokenness, similar to the man at the pool of Bethesda?
    Context: Pastor Casey mentioned that the paralyzed man had grown comfortable with his condition and allowed it to become his identity.
    Application Question: Are there areas in your life where you have become complacent, and how can you seek Jesus' healing in those areas?
  3. How do Jesus' compassion and intentionality in seeking out the man at Bethesda inspire us to approach others?
    Context: The sermon highlighted Jesus' intention to seek and save the lost, and his compassion toward the broken and miserable man.
    Application Question: How can you demonstrate compassion and intentionality when approaching individuals in need of healing and wholeness?
  4. Why is it important to have friends who support and help us on our spiritual journey?
    Context: Pastor Casey emphasized the significance of having friends who can help us grow spiritually and support us in difficult times.
    Application Question: What qualities should you look for in friends to ensure that they will be supportive and uplifting in your spiritual journey?
  5. How can we respond to Jesus' invitation to be made whole and seek healing in all areas of our lives?
    Context: The sermon concluded with a call to respond to Jesus' invitation to be made whole and to seek healing in all aspects of life.
    Application Question: What practical steps can you take to actively seek healing and wholeness from Jesus in your own life?

Prayer 🙏
  • Ask God to help us apply the sermon's message of leaving behind past hurts and focusing on the new things He is doing in our lives. 
  • Pray for God to open our hearts to believe in His ability to do the impossible in our lives, just like He did for the man at the pool of Bethesda. 
  • Ask for God's guidance in seeking healing and wholeness in all areas of our lives, and for the strength to let go of the comfort of our brokenness. 
  • Pray for God to bless us with supportive and encouraging friends who will journey with us on our spiritual path.
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